Safety and fuel economy at 85 mph

| October 25, 2012

Given the toll, safety worries and the inability or unwillingness of many truckers to drive 85 mph, heavy-duty trucks could be underrepresented on the new part of SH 130.

How to get caught up for the election

| October 18, 2012

The Haul the Vote website provides a great resource for getting registered to vote, seeing who will be on your ballot, and learning about issues inside and outside of trucking.

Accident took Mack engineer, but his legacy lives on

| October 11, 2012

Hood ornaments of many sorts have become popular with owner-operators in recent years, but it’s still hard to beat one of the originals. It’s the Mack Bulldog, which turns 80 years old today. For you ...

At 13.4 mpg, the future of aero trucking?

| October 03, 2012

Those who attended the Mid-America Trucking Show this year got a glimpse of aero's possible future if they stopped by the Airflow Truck Co. exhibit.

Another tip on the body of Overdrive’s old nemesis

| September 27, 2012

As head of the Teamsters, Jimmy Hoffa was at odds with the independent spirit of owner-operators.

New independents, be forewarned

| September 20, 2012

If FMCSA finds any deficiency, the new entrant has only 15 days to submit a plan of correction, not up to 60 days, as used to be allowed.

Allison to produce gearless transmissions

| September 13, 2012

Allison Transmission Holdings, Dana Holding Corp. and Fallbrook Technologies have announced plans for high-efficiency transmissions to serve the commercial truck and other vehicular markets.

What a difference a decade makes

| September 13, 2012

Those of you who’ve been in the business for even 10 years know that a lot has changed.

Max Heine

Max Heine is editorial director of Overdrive. A CDL holder, he joined Overdrive in 1998 after more than two decades of newspaper work.

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